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Top Civil Engineering Firms to Work for in 2021

The list below comprises some of the top civil engineering firms in the world, which in most cases are the best companies to work for. However bear in mind that there are thousands of much smaller companies, agencies and consultancies that can offer great careers in their own right, but are not widely known. So, …

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Engineering Problems: 5 Hot Challenges for Future Engineers

There are a multitude of engineering problems currently in the world and they will have to be faced over the coming years, and for many years to come. These challenges are related to healthcare, energy sources, security and the environment among many more. However all of these issues have the common goal of improving humans’ …

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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do? Mechanical Design Engineering Career

Difference Between the Various Types of Engineering “Engineering” is defined as the type of technology and science that includes the design, creation and use of machines, engines and buildings/structures. It is also one of, if not the most lucrative STEM disciplines in the world. Engineering is a very broad term and it covers a vast …

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McLaren Sheffield Technology Centre: Jobs and Graduate Scheme (COVID update)

While the original McLaren Technology Centre is based at the company’s head office in Woking, Surrey, we have seen recent expansion into Sheffield. Even though McLaren is heavily associated with F1, many people fail to realise that the group is a leading light in the world of cutting edge technology which includes composites. As a …

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Top 10 Mechanical Engineering Courses and Degrees in the USA

Top 10 Mechanical Engineering Courses and Degrees in the USA

There is a plethora of options when it comes to obtaining a degree in mechanical engineering in the United States of America. It is very important however, to attend an educational institution that will benefit the student most and result in them receiving the best education possible. Any successful mechanical engineer is sure to have …

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Metrology – a mechanical engineer’s guide

The act of measuring has become an important part of our everyday lives. The need to measure and standardise has developed into the science of metrology. It has become an indispensable tool in the advancement of technology. In this article we’ll look at its importance and how it relates to mechanical engineering. First of all, …

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What’s it like to be a freelance mechanical engineer?

Should you become a freelance mechanical engineer? Entrepreneurship can be very lucrative therefore it is no wonder many mechanical engineers think about freelancing/or building their own businesses. The latter has a tangible model and can be achieved provided the investment and the risk management is in place. The former is a little trickier with many …

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Mechanical Design Engineers Should Go Global

5 Reasons Mechanical Design Engineers Should Go Global.

Being an international agent can be as rewarding as it is challenging. Financial benefits to satisfying wanderlust, strong assets on a resume to a different work culture, there are many reasons to go international. Yet, many would state that engineering desk jobs don’t require or provide international mobility. Some would add that an international adventure …

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How To Pitch Your Mechanical Engineering PhD

We know times can be hard and academic jobs in short supply with senior professors settling into the most sought after positions. Moreover, cutbacks suffered by many universities impact their hiring and in the end, many PhD students end up either going for a PostDoc or looking to join the workforce. We previously spoke about …

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5 ways to be a More Efficient Mechanical Design Engineer

Productivity within the mechanical engineering sector is not the same as that in for example supply chain management or factory production. The design process in particularly can be hectic and it is the variable that most impacts results. It is more about the process than the final result, even when working on a quantified intelligent …

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Bridges of Communication : Bringing Science to the Public

As news about the Paris agreement starts to filter through the system, the controversial stand of a significant portion of the population over climate change becomes clear as do the conflicts of interest that don’t have to exist. Can science help? When it comes to science,  renewable energy and their economic potential, we are faced …

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